Timberwolves’ Anthony Edwards can’t run from stardom anymore

PHOENIX — Fresh off, arguably, the most important performance of his young career, Anthony Edwards sat in front of the world with a white tank top and an all-black Atlanta…

16 persons arrested over murder of female police inspector in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has arrested sixteen persons in connection with the murder of a female police inspector, Christiana Erekere.     Erekere was murdered in the line of…

Hope Rises for New Talks on Gaza Cease-fire as Israel Scales Back Demands

Israeli negotiators, offering a hint of hope for negotiations over a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, have reduced the number of hostages they want Hamas to release during the first…

Tuesday Briefing: Hope Rises for New Cease-Fire Talks

Cease-fire talks could restart today Negotiations for a pause in the fighting between Israel and Hamas could restart as soon as today, officials said. A mid-level Israeli delegation is planning…

Mass Whale Stranding in Western Australia

new video loaded: Mass Whale Stranding in Western Australia transcript Back transcript Mass Whale Stranding in Western Australia 160 pilot whales were stranded across a wide swath of beach at…

Deadly Rains and Floods Sweep Cities Across East Africa

At least 200 people were killed and dozens more were injured across East Africa in recent days, officials and aid groups said, as torrential rains, floods and landslides pummeled towns…

Australian Journalist Says She Had No Choice But to Leave India

A senior journalist with Australia’s national broadcaster says she was effectively pushed out of India after her reporting on Sikh separatism angered the Indian government, accusing the authorities of hindering…

Beneath London, Tunnels and Bomb Shelters to Become Tourist Attractions

There’s a locked door on the eastbound platform of the Chancery Lane station of the London Underground. The door is unassuming, sturdy and white. Behind it is a wide set…

What I Learned From an Act of Violence in Sydney That Hit Too Close to Home

The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. When my wife messaged me about a stabbing at the shopping center…

Flooding in a Kenyan Natural Reserve Forces Tourist Evacuation

Devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and displaced tens of thousands more in East Africa are now inundating parts of the Masai Mara, one of Africa’s greatest wildlife…

A Bill to Limit Canada’s Trade Negotiators on Farm Goods Edges Nearer to Law

The measure from a member of the Bloc Québécois would ban changes to the supply management system for dairy, poultry and eggs. Source link

Deadly Russian Strikes Hit Civilian Center and Other Targets in Odesa

A Ukrainian official said early Wednesday that a Russian missile attack overnight had killed three people and injured three others in Odesa, a southern Ukrainian city that has been a…

The Fed Tries to Steer Clear of Politics, But Election Year Is Making It Tough

Federal Reserve officials are fiercely protective of their separation from politics, but the presidential election is putting the institution on a crash course with partisan wrangling. Fed officials set policy…

Barbra Streisand’s Ozempic Comment to Melissa McCarthy Prompts a Conversation

On Monday, the actress Melissa McCarthy posted a photo to Instagram in which she was wearing a tiered, sea-foam-green gown at a gala she had attended alongside the director Adam…

Make a Great Taco Even Better With Jackfruit

Perhaps to outsiders, it appears forbidding. Its reptilian hide evokes the flank of a dormant dragon. Its fragrance when ripe is, how shall we say, strong. (Like the durian, it…

World Cup 2026: Concerns over fans’ U.S. visa wait times – ‘Your window might already be closed’

Concerns have been raised with the United States government, including an official meeting in the White House, over fears supporters may be deterred from the 2026 men’s World Cup owing…

Fuel subsidy was removed for Nigeria not to go bankrupt – Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu has said that fuel subsidy was removed to save the country from going bankrupt.    Speaking as one of the panelists at the ongoing World Economic Forum…

Colin Jost Falls Flat at White House Correspondents Dinner

People in the media have long worried about the impact of the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner on journalism. The concern is that it makes the press look too chummy…

Watching Arsenal, Liverpool and Man City as the Premier League title race heats up

One of the closest, most enthralling Premier League title races in many years is careering towards a climax. Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City played out crucial games on consecutive nights…

Israel Delivers More Aid to Gaza, but Threat of Famine Persists, U.N. Says

Under intense international scrutiny, Israel has expedited the flow of aid into Gaza this month, but humanitarian groups say that more is needed as severe hunger grips the enclave, particularly…

Voice of Baceprot Wins Fans With Songs of Girl Power

The drummer crashed her cymbals. The bass player clawed at her guitar. The crowd raised index and pinkie fingers in approval. The lead singer and guitarist stepped up to the…

The Harley Riders With a Taste for Tea and Apple Strudel

The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. This week’s issue is written by Julia Bergin, a reporter based in the Northern Territory. Ron Noll was known…

Has South Africa Truly Defeated Apartheid?

Thirty years ago, the South African miracle came true. Millions voted in the country’s first democratic elections, seemingly delivering a death blow to apartheid. The African National Congress rose to…

Honda Commits to E.V.s With Big Investment in Canada

Honda Motor on Thursday said it and several suppliers would invest $11 billion to build batteries and electric cars in Ontario, a significant commitment from a company that has been…

Many Ukrainian Prisoners of War Show Signs of Trauma and Sexual Violence

The Ukrainian marine infantryman endured nine months of physical and psychological torture as a Russian prisoner of war, but was allotted only three months of rest and rehabilitation before being…

A Wealth Shift That Could Leave Some Younger Americans Behind

Alainta Alcin has heard about the huge transfer of wealth from baby boomers to their millennial children that is underway — a move that has been called the largest shift…

Biden Vows to Bring Home Detained U.S. Journalists

“There are some who call you the enemy of the people. That’s wrong and it’s dangerous. You literally risk your lives doing your job. And some of your colleagues have…

Kirk Cousins concerned Falcons’ decision to draft Michael Penix Jr. doesn’t help team this season

The Atlanta Falcons made a surprising selection taking former Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr. with the No. 8 pick in the 2024 NFL Draft. Among those shocked by the selection…

Abia APC chieftain dies after collapsing in church

Chief Obinna Atuonu, the organising secretary of the Abia state chapter of the All Progressives Congress has been confirmed dead after collapsing in church.    The 65-year-old politician died during…

36 Hours on Maui: Things to Do and See

The beauty and hospitality of this Hawaiian island, still recovering from last year’s wildfires, remain as vibrant as ever. Source link

This Ship Is Sinking. Can I Jump to a Client’s?

Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to workfriend@nytimes.com. Include your name and location, or a request to remain anonymous. Letters may be edited. Ethics of Self-Preservation…

Joel Embiid — battling Bell’s palsy — turns in 50-point masterpiece

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid walked off the podium and into the array of hallways of the Wells Fargo Center late Thursday evening wearing dark black sunglasses across his face. He…